We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Crab Alley Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
+1 410-213-7800
Website
Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

362 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 362: English reviews
Levittown
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered and sometime later after getting hold of a waitress we got our food which was probably waiting for us. It was cold. No extra napkins, no butter for the potato. This is late September, well after the summer rush. I have been here numerous times over the years during their peak season n gotten better service that tonite.... More 

Helpful?
Thank 769marianh
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ordered a combo of crabs, crab legs and shrimp with corn on the cob and hush puppies for 2. It was the best we ever had. Other couple had fried oysters and they were great. Highly recommend this restaurant. We went there in late Sept..

Helpful?
Thank John W
Warminster, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Two story venue: great bar and seating on the upper level and typical bar seating on the lower level. I was expecting a typical bar food experience but was pleasantly surprised. The food was very good, well beyond most bar food. The service was good and the prices were reasonable for a shore resort environment. You can't go wrong with... More 

Helpful?
Thank Frank W
Royersford, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
138 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I don't always love crab cakes, but ordered them here as they were sold out of the larger hard shell crabs. Some places really overdo the Old Bay seasoning. This was not the case here. The crab cake had a light crisp outside and a delicious inside that was well-seasoned, but without a heavy Old Bay flavor. It let the... More 

Helpful?
Thank irishmist1
Annapolis, Maryland
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with my brother and his wife for the all you can eat crabs. For $35.00 each, you get all the chicken (who wants it when you have crabs), corn, hush puppies and crabs. The crabs were mostly mediums but they were all heavy and none were overcooked and mushy. The table was never empty of crabs except when... More 

Helpful?
Thank James M
USA
Level Contributor
227 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the name indicates the focus here is on seafood, especially crabs, but they do have non seafood options as well. I was satisfied enough with my meal that I ate there two days in a row. Why? Fist and foremost I am Maryland born and bred. Like most residents of MD I like steamed and seasoned blue crabs and... More 

Helpful?
Thank P K
MD
Level Contributor
159 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food! I had a cobb salad with grilled chicken and my husband had a crab cake and crab soup. Both of our meals were delicious and bountiful. Took half the cobb salad home for lunch the next day. Our waitress was outstanding and she checked on us constantly to see if we needed anything. The condo we stayed in... More 

Helpful?
Thank CruiserMd
Hagerstown, Maryland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the crab cakes. The cakes were good, not the best I've ever eaten but good. The cream of crab soup was delicious. The corn bread was good as well. The wait staff was very nice and accommodating.

Helpful?
Thank mike g
Millville, New Jersey
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent shrimp tacos! We just stopped in for a drink at the bar and decided to try the tacos....and were delighted!

Helpful?
Thank OBXGals
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Started with the raw oysters on the half shell, price very reasonable and they were GREAT. Had the AYCE crabs and they were as large as the large crabs being sold by the dozen and were heavy and well seasoned. Not sure about all of the negative reviews about their crabs unless they are competitors or do not like Maryland... More 

Helpful?
Thank Donald P

Travelers who viewed Crab Alley Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Crab Alley Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9703 Golf Course Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9686
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-7800

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Crab Alley Restaurant and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
8 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Crab Alley Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?